Black Pepper and Turmeric – This Combination Could Save Lives. Researchers at the University of Michigan have discovered that black pepper and turmeric combined together could play an important role in preventing and even treating breast cancer.
Though, turmeric is a powerful medicinal herb on its own, when consumed orally, it has a poor bioavailability (absorption) due to its rapid metabolism in the liver and intestinal wall. Thus, black pepper can increase the bioavailability of the cancer, inflammation and infection fighter, curcumin, up to two thousand percent Anti-Cancer Combination. Recent studies have found that a compound in black pepper called piperine makes the cancer-fighting curcumin in turmeric as much as 1,000 times more bioavailable. Without piperine, bioavailability of turmeric is really low. Reduces Pain and Inflammation. Weight-Loss: Turmeric and black pepper can help with weight loss. Natural antidepressant. Black pepper and turmeric (where to find) can be added to most foods and even fresh vegetable juices or smoothies. Valtsu's: Health Benefits of Glycine. 1.
Preface Glycine is an amino acid, and it is generally considered non-essential because we can usually synthesize some glycine from amino acids serine and threonine and from some other compounds as well. However, I have seen a compelling amount of evidence showing that body cannot necessarily produce enough glycine for optimal health, and therefore it might be beneficial to get generous amounts glycine from dietary sources. 2. Dietary requirements A French-Spanish research group, in their review article (2009), wrote that humans can usually synthesize 3 grams of glycine, and they usually get 1.5-3.0 additional grams from the diet, so the total yield is 4.5-6 grams. On the other hand, they stated that this amount doesn't satisfy the daily need of 10-13 grams for collagen synthesis in various tissues (bone, muscle, skin), and therefore glycine should be considered a semi-essential amino acid. Must Do Foam Roller Exercise. Filed Under (General) by Rick Kaselj Today, I have a great foam rolling exercise for you.
Since it is winter time here Canada, we’ve started wearing heavy clothes and boots. Wearing these heavy stuff puts a lot of stress on the lower body which mainly affects the hips and knees. This unnecessary stress leads to muscle tightening. These tight muscles pull the joints which results to joint pain. So, I wanted to show you a simple exercise that you can do to help loosen up your lower body. Low Dose Naltrexone and chronic pain - Pradeep Chopra, MD. Opioids (narcotics) have been used for many years.
It’s counter-intuitive to think that a drug like naltrexone which blocks the effect of opioids to help manage chronic pain. We do have some understanding that LDN (Low Dose Naltrexone) helps with autoimmune conditions. Current literature in pain medicine supports the view that chronic pain, especially chronic nerve pain conditions such as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy are autoimmune based. A study done on treating Fibromyalgia pain with LDN showed a 30% reduction in symptoms.
Below is a short description of the mechanism behind chronic nerve pain. The Anxiety Summit with host Trudy Scott, Food Mood Expert. 4 Natural Cures to the 4 Gross-But-Common Illnesses Kids Bring Home. A MUST READ: Warning Signs of a Heart Attack Can be Found on Your Eyelids. The study published in the British Medical Journal revealed its findings that show a link between heart diseases and a health condition known as xanthelasma (xanthelasma palpebrarum).
This condition appears as a sharply demarcated yellowish deposit of fat underneath the skin, usually on or around the eyelids. These yellow formations occur in the upper or lower eyelid near the inner corner of the eye. The connection between heart disease and xanthelasma Both sexes, and especially after 40, can suffer from this condition. These yellow growths are the result of cholesterol deposits and indicate a higher level of cholesterol in almost half of the patients affected with this condition.
Nature’s Antibiotics and How to Use Them. For the last several decades, cases of antibiotics being overused have reached an all-time high.
As a result, many people have experienced some form of damage in their digestive systems. Antibiotics are used to prevent and treat infections caused by bacteria. Ironically though, overusing these medicines can lower your natural immunity against all kinds of infections. The year was 2012 and a revolutionary medical study had just begun.
The study's aim was to understand how the most traumatized of Americans could cope with extreme anxiety... depression... even suicidal thoughts - without drugs. Dozens of soldiers lined up at world-famous Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, suffering from PTS, anxiety, depression, “phantom” pain and mood swings...each one hoping for a brighter future. Walter Reed's state-of-the-art National Intrepid Center of Excellence (the NICoE) uses creative arts side-by-side with traditional therapies. And in November 2012, music was added to the healing arts. In fact, music therapy has long been used to calm anxious soldiers. The first programs date back to World War I where pianos and violins showed remarkable success - speeding recovery, improving morale, relieving anxiety and curbing fits of anger common among war veterans.
In fact, the early results were so positive by 1944 you could earn a degree in music therapy.